Alina Nychyk has Bachelor with honours in International Economics from Kyiv National Economic University and Master in International Economic Relations from Wroclaw University of Economics (the best graduate of the year). As an exchange student, she studied at Gazi University in Ankara and at Goethe University in Frankfurt on Main. Currently, Alina is a PhD Candidate in Politics at the University of Manchester.
Alina received diverse experience in international companies (Hewlett Packard, Dreberis consulting), NGOs (Polish Forum of Young Diplomats, Ukraine Democracy Initiative, Promote Ukraine) and European institutions (European Commission and Parliament). She has both scientific and newspaper publications. Her main research interests are the European Union, the EU-Ukraine relations and the conflict in Ukraine. As a social activist, she involves in promotion of democracy, EU integration and women empowerment.